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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jesuitism  \Jes"u*it*ism\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  j['e]suitisme.] 
  1.  The  principles  and  practices  of  the  Jesuits. 
 
  2.  Cunning;  deceit;  deceptive  practices  to  effect  a  purpose; 
  subtle  argument;  --  an  opprobrious  use  of  the  word 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Jesuitism 
  n  :  the  theology  or  the  practices  of  the  Jesuits  (often 
  considered  to  be  casuistic)  [syn:  {Jesuitism},  {Jesuitry}] 




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